| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The big debate over net neutrality has some YouTube stars fearing that the end of the world is near.
The online community has been in a dither about the future of a regulatory provision that Internet service providers treat all traffic the same. The...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:42 AM
YouTube is close to buying Twitch, a gameplay video-streaming startup, for $1 billion, according to multiple reports.
Since launching in 2011, Twitch has become the go-to destination for video gamers looking to broadcast images of their gameplay to...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Google's YouTube has reached a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company, for more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the pact.
The deal, in an all-cash offer, is expected to be announced imminently, sources said. If...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
YouTube said on Tuesday that it plans to launch a paid streaming music service, in partnership with “hundreds of major and independent” music labels.
A statement by the Google Inc. owned company confirmed long-running rumors that the world's...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Gamers not only love to play video games — they also like to watch.
YouTube is putting on its game face by reportedly making a play to acquire Twitch, a hugely popular platform for video gamers that specializes in online live streaming so...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
AMC Networks contracted with YouTube comedy stars Fine Bros. to produce a video promoting the cabler's original series "Halt and Catch Fire" -- and in less than 48 hours, the clip has racked up more than 4.5 million views.
The AMC series, a fictionalized...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign wanted to make sure that likely primary voters saw a video ad, his staff didn't rely solely on television stations to deliver the message.
They also arranged for it to run on the computer screens of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Multiple services operated by Google are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the bloody 1989 incident in Tiananmen Square.
Access from within mainland China appears to be blocked not only to Google's search...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
American Honda Motor Co. plans to pull money from prime time and other television advertising to launch its own music-streaming channel and sponsor dozens of high-profile concerts and music tours.
The move is an attempt to attract young car buyers....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:01 PM
When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
HBO has just concluded "Game of Thrones" season four in epic fashion -- and the cabler can thank YouTube for helping to build and sustain fan mania for the show.
Fan-created "GoT" videos vastly outnumber those on HBO's official "Game of Thrones"...